2016-12-07

PHS Boys Open Season on High Note



It was the beginning of a new season with a new front man at the helm for the Pettisville boys basketball team. Brian Leppelmeier, in his first year as head PHS boys basketball coach, captured his first two wins of the season: a 61-33 Buckeye Border Conference victory at Fayette, Friday, Dec. 2, and a 50-35 non-league win over Delta, […]

Hits Barricade, Flees During Lights Parade



A motorist struck a road barricade during the Archbold Parade of Lights, then fled the scene, an Archbold police report states. The vehicle was traveling east on Stryker Street about 6:46 pm, Friday, Nov. 25, when it struck the barricade. The vehicle turned around in the Archbold Medical Center building parking lot, then fled west. The barricade was destroyed. It […]

Blackbird Girls Drop Eagles, Panthers



The Pettisville girls basketball team scored a pair of wins last week, defeating Delta in a non-league affair and Fayette in a Buckeye Border Conference contest. The Birds are off to a 3-0, 2-0 BBC start. “It’s one of those things that you want to get a quick start,” said Jason Waldvogel, PHS head coach. “It’s a different feel starting […]

Archbold EMS Log



Nov. 5 10:37 am: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Nov. 6 8:45 pm: Fox Chase, nature of call unavailable, transported to FCHC. Nov. 7 1:21 pm, Napoleon Lynx, injury, transported to FCHC. Nov. 8 3:51 am: 200 block E. Holland St., difficulty breathing, transported to FCHC. 3:34 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Sauder St. plant, fall, transported to […]

AHS Wrestlers Win Cory Rawson Duals



The Archbold wrestlers opened the season, Saturday, Dec. 3, and came home with a perfect 5-0 mark to capture the Cory Rawson Duals championship. The Streaks defeated Cory Rawson 41-31, Ada 58-18, Lima Senior 66-12, Liberty Benton 63-3, and Columbus Grove 54-9. Five Streaks went undefeated: Zach Rocha (132 pounds), Brennan Short (138 lbs.) Kasyn Schaffner (160 lbs.), Mason Babcock […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Vanderbilt Mortgage, Maryville, Tenn., plaintiff vs Mario Garza, defendant. Other civil. New York Mellon Trust Company, Coppell, Texas, plaintiff vs Dennis Driver, Archbold, defendant. Foreclosure. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Jeffrey Fahrer, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Lori Burghardt, Metamora, defendant. Other civil. Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff […]

PHS Freshman Boys Beat Delta



The Pettisville freshman boys basketball team defeated Delta 33-23, Saturday, Dec. 3. Joel Flory led the Birds (1- 1) with 19 points.

Man Sentenced



A Delta man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, Nov. 30: •Eric Soleau, 33; originally indicted July 18 on one count, possession of heroin; entered guilty plea in September to possession of heroin; on or about May 21, Soleau possessed heroin; placed on three years community control; fined $500; ordered to pay prosecution costs, attorney fees, […]

Ross Named Police Chief

Wixom Named Assistant Chief

Archbold Village Council took the “interim” off the titles of the two top Archbold police officers during its Monday, Dec. 5 meeting. Thom Ross, a 30-year veteran of the department, was officially named the police chief. Leo Wixom, III, who was hired by the village in May, was named assistant chief. Ross has served as interim chief since September 2015, […]

Archbold Police Log



Nov. 24 2:37 pm: Suspicious vehicle parked by door at high school; school employee dropping off items. 8:55 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Archbold Villas. Nov. 25 7:03 am: Domestic trouble, 300 block W. Lutz Rd. 10:18 am: Community service, unlock, 100 block Depot St. 5:08 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 200 block Christine Dr. Nov. 26 8:57 pm: 911 hang-up, 400 block Murbach […]


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